Chalk Line Theatre presents


Testament is an award-winning play exploring suicide, loss and guilt.

In the beginning God created the heavens and Earth and… Max! Max is in a car crash with his brother and his girlfriend Tess, who dies in the accident. Following the loss of Tess, he tries to commit suicide and fails, but when he wakes up, he believes she is still alive, leaving him left questioning what happened. Answers appear as apparitions of modernised biblical characters, aiding Max in his discovery or tempting him away. His only hope of recovery lies in the hands of his brother, Chris.

★★★★★ “Intricately crafted triumph of creativity” – Ed Fringe Review

★★★★★“This production offers something new whilst tackling the particularly sensitive and current issue of suicide amongst the youth” – London Pub Theatres

★★★★” Easy to see why it was so successful at Edinburgh Fringe, and London audiences will surely heap just as much praise on this brave new piece of work.” – Theatre Weekly

Want to know more about Chalk Line Theatre?

Chalk Line Theatre is a multi-award-winning Luton, Nottingham and London-based company formed in 2018. The company consists of Sam Edmunds and William Patrick Harrison, both of whom trained on the BA Acting and Contemporary Theatre course at East 15 Acting School, receiving the Sir John Gielgud Award and The Jack Petchey Award as individuals. They have recently won the Epping Forest Creativity Award and The Love Luton Award.

With thanks to Jesse Briton, Charlotte Josephine and Uri Roodner.

  • Recommended age 12+
  • This show includes strobe lighting and themes of a sensitive nature
  • Running time: 1hr (no interval)
  • All tickets £5